High above the tiny village of Feichten, this dramatic viewing platform which cantilevers over hundred metres of sheer drop, is a heart-stopping opportunity to enjoy 360 degree views of the surrounding ..."Three-Thousanders", high altitude peaks averaging 3,000 meters in elevation. The "Adlerblick" (literally, "Eagle View") Viewing Platform is wheelchair accessible and is located next to Tirol’s largest ‘eyrie’. This is where you will find a giant wooden sculpture of Tirol’s heraldic animal—with a wingspan of 5.30 metres and weighing around 700 kilograms.The second viewing platform, called "Bergwerksblick" ("Mine View"), is accessed by a Loop Trail that takes two hours to complete and includes interpretive information on the surrounding landscape and on the area’s rich history of ore mining. It is a great place to learn about the history of the region and to enjoy the awesome beauty of nature.
There’s nothing like a day at the 1st Adventure Park of Tirol in Fulpmes, Stubai Valley: There are eight separate trails of varying levels of difficulty at this amazing aerial adventure forest. Each trail ...has zip lines, suspension bridges and swinging steps between tree platforms made of rope, cable and wood configurations creating over 70 unique challenges. At some points you will be 18 meters in the trees. The Adventure Park provides family fun for ages 6 and up. This aerial forest adventure is fun, exciting and safe for all participants. You will develop skills, endurance, and confidence during your time in the Park. Children will love the spacious playground with log cabin and climbing hut. The challenging terrain of the Adventure Park is as well home to the Stubai Bike Academy, which provides mountain bikers with the skills they need for a lifetime of enjoyment. Bikers from all different backgrounds will learn to ride better, faster and more confidently. Next to the aerial adventure forest you will find exhilarating interpretive walks that provide local insights into flora and fauna.
The relationship between wood and man is intrinsically linked. Wood is one of the most ubiquitous materials available, and one of the most special. This outstanding museum in Wildschönau was born from the ...passion of dedicated wood carver and sculptor Hubert Salcher who had the idea of establishing a timber museum in the house where he was born, a wonderful timber building in Auffach. More than 3,000 exhibits and artworks are on display, from musical instruments and nativity scenes over elaborate sculptures to furniture and tools. Next to this worthwhile museum you will find an interpretive trail with 13 informative signs posted along the route.
The Achensee Adventure Park is an aerial forest ropes course consisting of elevated courses for different ability levels with a variety of elements that will challenge you to new heights! Little ones and those ...just beginning to challenge themselves will find themselves lower to the ground and not very high in the air. Thrill seekers who like to be pushing the limits will find courses where height is the challenge. At one point you will be 15 meters in the trees. The trails are intentionally designed for your self-discovery, and you will receive a complete safety orientation before your climb. Kids will love the adventure playground with campfire and slackline area.
All aboard! Ride 123 year-old Achensee Cog Railway, which is still steam operated, and continues to provide a sense of adventure and history as it carries passengers from the Railroad Station at Jenbach up the ...mountain to scenic Achensee Lake with a maximum grade of 16%. Steeped in history, this marvel of 19th century technology is an exhilarating voyage through time, mountain landscapes and nature. Up at Achensee Vitality Region, passengers may choose to continue their memorable journey in a boat of Achensee Lake Fleet or explore the awesome beauty of nature on walks amid Karwendel and Rofan Mountains.
Achensee Lake, the largest lake in Tirol, occupies a single, glacier-carved trench and is bordered on all sides by tall mountains. Its clear waters are ideal for windsurfing and sailing and in summer, the ...lake's beaches are popular for swimming. Explore the awesome beauty of nature on 500 kilometers of waymarked trails that crisscross Karwendel and Rofan Mountains. Karwendel Alpine Park, the largest nature preserve in the Northern Alps, is full to the brim with beautiful, natural scenery and a variety of animal life ready to explore, including ibexes, marmots and golden eagles. Cruising across Tirol’s largest lake on the Achensee Paddlesteamer is a blissful way to appreciate the magnificent alpine scenery. Or, enjoy a ride aboard Achensee Cog Railway, which is still steam operated, and continues to provide a sense of adventure and history as it carries passengers from the Railroad Station at Jenbach up the mountain to scenic Achensee Lake. The beauty of the mountains and the thrill of ascending are just as enchanting today as they were in 1889, when Europe's oldest cog railway was opened.
A visit to the Achental Local Heritage Museum, which was lovingly restored in 1984, calls to mind the Tirolean rural life of yesteryear. Take a walk into time long past… The house, a typical Tirolean ...„Einhof“ farmstead in Achenkirch, offers visitors glimpses of life as it was lived through six centuries. Personal and domestic belongings — furniture, kitchen ware, clothing and textiles, agricultural implements and artefacts relating to hunting, fishing, timber industry, firefighting and Achensee Lake shipping are on view in 21 rooms spread over three storeys.
Whether it's for fun or exercise, swimming is one of the greatest activities. Don't let the cold weather stop you from doing what you love - go to the Erlebnis Oase (‘Adventure Oasis’) and enjoy hours of ...fun-filled entertainment. Following a substantial makeover, the new Adventure Oasis indoor swimming pool in the Olympic Village of Innsbruck has everything to make your family fun day simply splashtacular, from thrilling rides to soothing sauna baths!
Excavations are still under way at the Aguntum archaeological site in nearby Dölsach to piece together the jigsaw puzzle of this 2000-year-old “Municipium”, which flourished as a center of trade and ...commerce under Emperor Claudius who granted Aguntum the status of town. Aguntum was a mining and trading centre which exploited local sources of iron, copper, zinc and gold. Craftsmen in the town processed the metals to produce a range of goods which were then transported along the Roman roads. Other exports included wood, milk products and mountain crystals from the Tauern Mountain Range. Take a stroll around the excavations, and then visit the glass-walled museum to explore the Roman roots in the Alps. On display are objects discovered during the excavations, including clothes, reliefs, pottery, bronze objects, jewelry and coins. The observation tower offers a spectacular view of the archaeological site, from the extensive artisans' quarter and the elegant Atrium House over the bath house to the city gates with the walls, which were 2.45 meters (8') thick.